Charles Allen

Charles Allen, AFSCME Council 57
Interim Executive Director
(510) 577-9694 x13

Charles Allen is interim Executive Director for AFSCME Council 57. For years, he has worked with the MEF and CEO Chapters at the City of San Jose (Local 101), Local 955 and Local 2428. Prior to working with Council 57, he was employed with AFSCME Local 3299. Charles has also worked for Writers Guild of America, West, California Faculty Association, SEIU Local 715, and UPTE-CWA Local 9119. Before becoming union staff, he was a rank-and-file leader with the Wisconsin Federation of Teachers and Graduate Employees Organization/Illinois Federation of Teachers. He was born in England, grew up partially in Peru and has lived in numerous US states. He enjoys good vegan food, music, and running the occasional marathon.